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American Libraries

The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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2011 Urdahl, Catherine; Kemble, Mai S., ill
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On the first day of kindergarten, Polka-dot uses the fix-it kit her grandpa has prepared for her to help her make a friend
Topics: First day of school, Kindergarten, Grandparent and child, Schools, Repairing, Friendship, First day...
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2011 Hautman, Pete, 1952-
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June is starting at her sixth school in four years when she meets Wes, who has just broken up with a girlfriend, and although they do not share an instant or intense connection, attraction turns to love and they wonder where it will lead
Topics: Dating (Social customs), High schools, Schools, Moving, Household, Family life, Dating (Social...
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2011 Charlotte Bacon
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Topics: Interns (Education), Fiction, High school students, Crimes against, Boarding schools
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2011 Simon, Charnan
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Lucy has her life planned out: she'll graduate and then join her boyfriend, Luke, at college in Austin. She'll become a Spanish teacher, and they'll get married. Deciding there's no reason to wait, and despite trying to be careful, Lucy gets pregnant. Now, none of Lucy's options are part of her picture-perfect plan. Together, she and Luke will have to make the most difficult decision of their lives
Topics: Pregnancy, High schools, Schools, Teenage pregnancy, Pregnancy, High schools, Teenage pregnancy
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2011 Patrick, Cat
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Sixteen-year-old London Lane forgets everything each night and must use notes to struggle through the day, even to recall her wonderful boyfriend, but she "remembers" future events and as her "flashforwards" become more disturbing she realizes she must learn more about the past lest it destroy her future
Topics: Memory, High schools, Schools, Dating (Social customs), Family life
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2011 Stevens, Janet, author, illustrator
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1 volume (unpaged) : 30 cm
Topics: Pens -- Juvenile fiction, Office equipment and supplies -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Juvenile...
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2011 Erin Dionne
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Topics: Family life, Marching bands, Fathers and daughters, Interpersonal relations, Musicians, High...
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2011 Holub, Joan
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272 p. ; 20 cm
Topics: Artemis (Greek deity) -- Juvenile fiction, Artemis (Greek deity) -- Fiction, Apollo (Deity) --...
Source: Sony Alpha-A6300 (Control)
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2011 Holub, Joan; Williams, Suzanne, 1953-
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Ages 8-12
Topics: Aphrodite (Greek deity), Atalanta (Greek mythology), Beauty, Personal, Goddesses, Greek, Gods,...
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When the living dead invade Philadelphia, Will Ritter and a group of teenage resistance fighters, known as the Undertakers, are the only ones that can see them to stop the invasion
Topics: Zombies, Zombies, Middle schools, Schools, Survival, Zombies, Middle schools, Fiction, Adventure...
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2011 Johnson, J. J., 1973-
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Having always been homeschooled by her counterculture mother, Evie has decided to spend her senior year at the local public high school, an experience that challenges her preconceptions about friendship, boundaries, and power
Topics: High schools, Schools, Hippies, Individuality, Interpersonal relations
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2011 Seifert, Christine
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The whole school is freaking out about PROFILE, an experimental program that can predict students' future behavior. The only question Daphne wants answered is whether Jesse will ask her out, but he's a Predicted, and there's something about his future he's not telling her
Topics: Forecasting, Prophecies, Secrets, Young adult fiction, Forecasting, Prophecies, Secrets, Science...
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2011 Haines, Carolyn
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Originally published in hardcover: New York : Minotaur Books, 2010
Topics: Delaney, Sarah Booth (Fictitious character), Women private investigators, Cooking schools, Beauty...
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1 volume (unpaged) : 27 cm
Topics: Earth Day -- Juvenile fiction, Environmental protection -- Juvenile fiction, Creative ability --...
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2011 Lili St. Crow
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Topics: Werewolves, Psychic ability, Vampires, Schools, Supernatural, Orphans, Fiction
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2011 Howe, James
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Topics: Interpersonal relations, Identity, Novels in verse, Schools, Self-acceptance, Grandmothers, Fiction
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2011 Simon, Coco
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Ages 8-12
Topics: Friendship, Middle school students, Cupcakes, Baking, Interpersonal relations, Softball, Middle...
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2011 Korman, Gordon
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Reprint. Originally published: ©1996. With additional material
Topics: Chickens, Science projects, Hockey stories, Schools, Hockey, Humorous stories, Hockey, Schools,...
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2011 Scottoline, Lisa
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Topics: Mothers and daughters, Bullying in schools, Motherhood
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2011 Ursu, Anne; McGuire, Erin, ill
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"Hazel and Jack are best friends until an accident with a magical mirror and a run-in with a villainous queen find Hazel on her own, entering an enchanted wood in the hopes of saving Jack's life" -- Provided by publisher
Topics: Magic mirrors, Friendship, Rescues, Children, Magic, Mirrors, Best friends, Friendship, Rescues,...
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2011 Night, P. J
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Simon Spotlight, 2011
Topics: Ghost stories, Interpersonal relations, Middle schools, Schools, Interpersonal realtions,...
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2011 Edwardson, Debby Dahl
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Ages 12 up
Topics: Indians of North America, Indians of North America, Interpersonal relations, Catholic schools,...
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2011 Simon, Coco
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Ages 8-12
Topics: Middle school students, Friendship, Cupcakes, Baking, Interpersonal relations, Interpersonal...
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2011 Ellen Schreiber
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Topics: Clubs, Vampires, High schools, Schools, Juvenile fiction, Fiction
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2011 Zevin, Gabrielle
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In a dystopian future where chocolate and caffeine are contraband, teenage cellphone use is illegal, and water and paper are carefully rationed, sixteen-year-old Anya Balanchine finds herself thrust unwillingly into the spotlight as heir apparent to an important New York City crime family
Topics: Organized crime, Celebrities, High schools, Schools, Family life, Science fiction
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2011 Russell, Rachel Renee
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When scholarship student Nikki Maxwell, whose father is the school exterminator, decides to enter the talent show at her expensive private school, her nemesis MacKenzie threatens to reveal Nikki's status to the rest of the school
Topics: Talent shows, Friendship, Popularity, Middle schools, Schools, Diaries
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2011 Jones, Carrie; Wedel, Steven E
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When Alan, a half-Navajo in touch with the spiritual mysticism of his ancestors, meets Aimee, a gifted psychic in his new high school, they realize they've had precognitive dreams of each other and that they must confront an evil spirit that has been responsible for mysterious deaths in the river in their small Maine town for hundreds of years and which is now haunting Alan's cousin Courtney
Topics: Demoniac possession, Supernatural, Psychic ability, Navajo Indians, Indians of North America, High...
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2011 John Shea
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Topics: Organized crime, Mothers and sons, Conduct of life, Boxing, Single-parent families, Fiction, High...
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2011 Lynn Viehl
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Topics: Brothers and sisters, Vampires, Household Moving, Schools, Orphans, High schools, Fiction
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2011 Bass, Karen, 1962-; Peetoom, Laura
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"Edited by Laura Peetoom"--T.p. verso
Topics: High school, Teenagers, Women drummers (Musicians), Rock groups, High schools, Schools, Identity,...
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2011 Sawyer, Kim Vogel
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When high school sophomore Katy Lambright is invited to the Homecoming Dance, she must find a way to reconcile her desire to be popular with her mennonites beliefs
Topics: Mennonites, Mennonites, Christian life, Individuality, Dating (Social customs), High schools,...
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2011 Kashyap, Keshni
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242 p. : 22 cm
Topics: California, Southern -- Fiction, Individuality -- Fiction, Graphic novels, High schools -- Fiction,...
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Fourteen-year-old Kevin is very good at lying and doing so makes life easier, but when he finds himself in big trouble with his friends, family, and teachers, he must find a way to end his lies forever
Topics: Honesty, Interpersonal relations, Middle schools, Schools, Family problems, Humorous stories
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2011 Sitomer, Alan Lawrence
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All Bobby Connor wants is to survive middle school, but puberty is making that difficult for him as his body conspires against him
Topics: Puberty, Penis, Middle schools, Schools, Interpersonal relations, Family life, Humorous stories
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2011 Stilton, Thea; Battan, Alessandro, 1974-
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"Original title: Grosso guaio a New York"--T.p. verso
Topics: Stilton, Thea, Stilton, Thea, Mice, Journalists, Schools, Mice, Journalists, Schools, Teachers,...
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2011 Harris, Carrie
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Future physician Kate Grable is horrified when her high school's football coach gives team members steroids, but the drugs turn players into zombies and Kate must find an antidote before the flesh-eating monsters get to her or her friends
Topics: Zombies, Football, Steroids, High schools, Schools, Horror stories, Zombies, Steroids, High...
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2011 Woon, Yvonne
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After her parents die under mysterious circumstances, sixteen-year-old Renee Winters is sent from California to an old-fashioned boarding school in Maine, where she meets a fellow student to whom she seems strangely connected
Topics: Boarding schools, Schools, Immortality, Paranormal fiction, Supernatural, Schools, Immortality,...
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2011 Shepard, Sara, 1977-
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Rule number one of being an effective stalker: get to know your prey, the trouble they get into, the messes they make, and the secrets they keep. Hanna's desperate for a very personal session with her gym trainer. Emily is number one on Santa's naughty list. Aria's old flame from Iceland is about to land her in hot water. And Spencer's resorting to some backhanded tactics to get what she wants
Topics: Friendship, Conduct of life, High schools, Schools, Friendship, Conduct of life, High schools,...
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2011 Kantor, Melissa
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Author Amanda Valentino is a fictitious character
Topics: Missing children, High schools, Schools
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2011 Messner, Kate; Floca, Brian, ill
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When tomboy Marty is cast as the princess in the third-grade play, she learns about improvisation, which helps her become more adaptable
Topics: Theater, Schools
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2011 Herbach, Geoff
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Sequel: Nothing special
Topics: Family problems, Emotional problems, High schools, Schools, Football, Dysfunctional families,...
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2011 Lowry, Lois; Thomas, Middy Chilman, 1931- ill
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When her second-grade classmates are envious of the three students who are going away on winter vacation, the creative and ingenious Gooney Bird Greene thinks of a geography activity to cheer them all up
Topics: Schools, U.S. states
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2011 Walden, Mark, author
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Topics: H.I.V.E (Imaginary organization), Artificial intelligence, Genius, Good and evil, Schools,...
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2011 Simone Elkeles
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Topics: Mexican Americans, Gangs, High schools, Schools, Juvenile fiction, Family life, Fiction
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2011 Wells, Rosemary
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Ages 3-6
Topics: Alligators, Behavior, Interpersonal relations, Kindergarten, Schools
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2011 Moss, Jenny, 1958-
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In 1985 in Clear Lake, Texas, home of the Johnson Space Center, high school senior Annie Porter struggles with her desire to become a poet, but her resolve to pursue her dream is strengthened when she meets Christa McAuliffe, the first teacher to go into space
Topics: McAuliffe, Christa, 1948-1986, Challenger (Spacecraft), Self-realization, Poetry, Interpersonal...
Wilson's Children, October 2010
Topics: Popularity, Best friends, Friendship, Schools, Scrapbooks, Popularity, Best friends, Friendship,...
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2011 Eva Gray
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Topics: Teenage girls, Science fiction, Juvenile fiction, Fiction, Private schools, Wilderness survival,...
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2011 Yee, Lisa
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Marley Sandelski has always felt invisible at school when he is not facing bullies, but a series of unexpected events gives him a taste of popularity and insights into some classmates, well-liked or greatly-feared
Topics: Bullying, Popularity, Middle schools, Schools, Motion picture theaters, Families, Bullies,...
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St. Petersburg High school juniors Dicey Bell, a baseball star, and Jack Chen, who loves science and role-playing games, discover a mutual attraction when paired for a project, but on their first date, a zombie-producing fungus sends them on the run
Topics: Graphic novels, Interpersonal relations, Zombies, High schools, Schools, Chinese Americans, Horror...
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2011 Peirce, Lincoln
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216 p. : 22 cm
Topics: Contests -- Fiction, Middle schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Scouting (Youth activity) --...
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2010 Bolger, Kevin; Blecha, Aaron, ill
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Stanley Nudelman buys a weird stuffed animal at the yard sale of a woman rumored to be a witch, and soon he and his friend Miranda are trying to save their schoolmates from becoming zombies
Topics: Toys, Zombies, Witchcraft, Schools, Family life, Humorous stories
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2010 White, Amy Brecount
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At a Charlottesville, Virginia, boarding school, fourteen-year-old Laurel realizes that she shares her deceased mother's connection with flowers, but as she begins to learn their ancient language and share it with other students, she discovers powers that are beyond her control
Topics: Flower language, Flowers, Magic, Boarding schools, Schools, Mothers and daughters
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2010 Greenwald, Sheila
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Rosie's team comes up with some creative ideas for the Read School Fall Fair, whose mission is to sell "green-themed" products
Topics: Green movement, Environmental protection, Schools, Fairs, Girls, Worms, Cole, Rosy (Fictitious...
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2010 Halpin, Brendan, 1968-
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Fourteen-year-old Amanda and her best friend Lena start high school looking forward to playing on the varsity soccer team, but when Lena makes varsity and Amanda only makes junior varsity, their long friendship rapidly changes
Topics: Soccer stories, Friendship, Interpersonal relations, Families, High schools, Schools, Soccer,...
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2010 Friend, Natasha, 1972-
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Just as sixteen-year-old Josie and her mother finally begin trusting men enough to start dating seriously, the father Josie never knew comes back to town and shakes up what was already becoming a difficult mother-daughter relationship
Topics: Mothers and daughters, Dating (Social customs), Single-parent families, Fathers and daughters, High...
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2010 Gutman, Dan; Paillot, Jim, illustrator
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"This edition is available for distribution only through the school market"--Page 2 of cover
Topics: Halloween, Haunted houses, School children, Elementary schools, Halloween, Schools, Elementary...
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2010 Chloe Neill
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Topics: Juvenile fiction, Boarding schools, Vampires, Fiction
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2010 Holub, Joan
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160 p. ; 20 cm
Topics: Athena (Greek deity) -- Fiction, Goddesses, Greek -- Fiction, Mythology, Greek -- Fiction, Schools...
Source: Sony Alpha-A6300 (Control)
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2010 Nimmo, Jenny
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Charlie and the Children of the Red King must call upon all of their strength to defeat the darkness and finally learn the fate of Charlie's family, the evil intentions of the Bloors, what has become of Septimus Bloor's will, and the destiny of the Red King's heirs
Topics: Magic, Fate and fatalism, Boarding schools, Schools
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2010 Brewer, Heather
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Another year at Bathory High goes bad for Vlad Tod when his former friend Joss, now a vampire slayer, returns to town. A mysterious and powerful new vampire, Dorian, arrives with a thirst for Vlad's blood, and archenemy D'Ablo brings Vlad's Uncle Otis to trial
Topics: Vampires, High schools, Schools, Orphans, Horror stories, High schools, Schools, Orphans, Horror...
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2010 Leal, Ann Haywood
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As their mother's manic-depression grows worse, eleven-year-old Esther and her sister Ruth visit various churches hoping to find their father, a preacher named Ezekiel who left them seven years before in 1966
Topics: Sisters, Manic-depressive illness, Mental illness, Family problems, Single-parent families, Missing...
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2010 Vernon, Ursula
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When Danny Dragonbreath's best friend Wendell the iguana is bitten by one of the hot dogs from his school lunch, he begins to turn into a were-wiener
Topics: Dragons, Iguanas, Frankfurters, School lunchrooms, cafeterias, etc, Schools, Humorous stories,...
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2010 Jennings, Patrick
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Egmont USA, 2010
Topics: Guinea pigs, Families, Schools, Family life, Guinea pigs, Families, Guinea pigs, Schools
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2010 Williams, Katie, 1978-
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When the body of a classmate is discovered in the woods, sixteen-year-old Evie's lies wind up involving her with the girl's best friend, trying to track down the killer
Topics: Bildungsromans, Murder, Secrecy, High school students, Schools, Coming of age, Secrets, High...
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2010 Holub, Joan; Williams, Suzanne, 1953-
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Ages 8-12
Topics: Persephone (Greek deity), Persephone (Greek deity), Goddesses, Greek, Hades (Greek deity),...
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2010 Krulik, Nancy E; Blecha, Aaron, ill
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When fourth-grader George starts at a new school, he vows to become a model student instead of the class clown he has always been, but just as his plan is going really well, he is overtaken by a magic burb that turns him back into an irresponsible mischief-maker
Topics: Behavior, Belching, Magic, Schools, Moving, Household
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After their parents' divorce, teenaged sisters April, May, and June recover special powers from childhood and use them to cope with moving to a new home and high school, but wonder if the gifts have a greater purpose
Topics: Sisters, Psychic ability, High schools, Schools, Moving, Household, Divorce, Parapsychology,...
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2010 Gutman, Dan
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2009
Topics: Middle school students, Middle schools, Treasure troves, Schools, Buried treasure, Buried treasure,...
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2010 Brenda Woods
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Topics: High schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction
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2010 Alden, Laura
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"An Obsidian mystery."
Topics: Kennedy, Beth (Fictitious character), Bookstores, Elementary schools, Parents' and teachers'...
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2010 Deuker, Carl
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Overweight, somewhat timid Mitch reluctantly agrees to be the sports reporter for the Lincoln High newspaper because he is determined to be a writer, but he senses a real story in Angel, a talented football player who refuses to stand out on the field--or to discuss his past
Topics: Reporters and reporting, Football, Overweight persons, Courage, Secrets, High schools, Schools,...
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As a sophomore at a secret spy school and the daughter of a former CIA operative, Cammie is sheltered from "normal teenage life" until she meets a local boy while on a class surveillance mission
Topics: Boarding schools, Schools, Man-woman relationships, Spies, Boarding schools, Schools, Boarding...
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2010 Sturman, Jennifer
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Sequel to: And then everything unraveled
Topics: Mystery and detective stories, Missing persons, High schools, Schools
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2010 Don Calame
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Topics: Humorous stories, High schools, Schools, Rock groups, Popularity, Fiction